Readers and writers – a symbiotic relationship. Ideas spark writers to create stories and build worlds and characters for readers’ consumption. Readers add imagination and thought to interpret those stories, deriving meaning and enjoyment in the process. A story is incomplete without both reader and writer.
As in other aspects of life, the Mars-Venus divide is evident in the reading habits of men and women. How different? A 2018 survey of over 2400 people from around the world offers a few answers.
- Women read more than men– 60% of women and 29% of men read more than 30 books a year
The rest of this article can be found at the Washington Independent Review of Books, a great place to discover information and news about books, writing, authors, book clubs, and other insights on reading.
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M.K. Tod writes historical fiction. Her latest novel, TIME AND REGRET was published by Lake Union. Mary’s other novels, LIES TOLD IN SILENCE and UNRAVELLED are available from Amazon, Nook, Kobo, Google Play and iTunes. She can be contacted on Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads or on her website www.mktod.com.